Rossana Bizzio

Title/Position: Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program / Senior Lecturer


Rossana Bizzio, MPH, RN, FAAN is associate program director for the nurse anesthesia program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, where she teaches clinical anesthesia. Ms. Bizzio is a certified registered nurse anesthetist. She has also served as a consultant for Eisai Lusedra and Cadence Pharmaceutricals. Ms. Bizzio researches the incidence of LEMS and small cell carcinoma with use of non-depolarizing muscle relaxants. She completed her MSN in biology/nurse anesthesia at Central Connecticut State University and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Miami.

Rossana Bizzio MS, CRNA, PhD(c).

BS, Psychology, Minor in Chemistry, University of Florida, 1987
AAS, Nursing, Miami Dade Community College, 1990
MSN, Biology/Nurse Anesthesia, Central Connecticut State University, 1995
PhD (c), University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida - current

Certifications / Licensure
ARNP License, Florida
AANA Certification
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life support
ACLS Instructor Certification

Clinical Specialties
Certified registered nurse anesthetist

Primary Teaching Areas
Anesthesia clinical
Research and Academic Interests
Incidence of LEMS and small cell carcinoma with use of non-depolarizing muscle relaxants

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Consultant for Eisai Lusedra Advisory Meeting – April 2009
Consultant for Cadence Pharmaceuticals Advisory Meeting – August 2009

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